Aultmore 12 Years Old

Aultmore 12 Years Old

  • Aultmore Distillery – Bacardi
  • 46% ABV
  • £41.95


What they say:

Born of fog, bog and brimming wee burns, a verdant nose of dewy moss and delicate flora, sweet liquid tracking a secluded path, gliding through green grass and fresh wild herbs.

What I say:

Sampled in the Bacardi Last Great Malts whisky snug at the Edinburgh Whisky Stramash 2015


Light straw/Sauternes gold (4/20), medium droplet tears with slim trails


Sweet vanilla and honey, floral blossom, creamy, citrus lemon and apple juice, furniture polish, hints of acetone, very sweet icing sugar


Buttery biscuits, hay, grass, moss, citric and juicy/zesty apple and lime juice and hints of deeper orange juice, vanilla cream, cereal barley grist, green/new oak wood, more vanilla and crème brulee, some caramel and lemon juice


Medium length, citric lemon and lime juice with vanilla cream


A very pleasant and gentle introductory malt for Aultmore, fruity and creamy in equal measures a relaxed Speyside dram. Hinting that I may be developing a particular fondness already based on their entry-level Aultmore.

Score: 83/100

Available from Master of Malt and The Whisky Exchange

Categories: Aultmore, Speyside

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